Episode 78: Tusk

In this episode (78) join me as host while we peer into the macabre and terrifying world of Tusk. Listen to 4 film podcasters talk about how they encountered this horror film and what it means to them today. We happily dedicate this episode to Tusk’s writer and director, Kevin Smith.


We also cover the category of “body horror” in a cursory fashion in this episode. Here is the panel:

Host: Damien from Riley on Film (me) My written review of Tusk

Darren from Movie Reviews 101
Zoë from Zobo With a Shotgun
Megan from Zombie Kitty Podcast


Talking Star Episode 77 – Blade Runner Past and Present

This week we are joined by

Darren – Movie Reviews 101
Damien Riley – Rileyonfilm.com
Carl Wonders – Listeningtofilm.net

We are going to be talking about Blade Runner 1982 and Blade Runner 2049, come and listen to see if we liked, loved or hated these movies



Talking Stars Ep #76 – Mother!

Today Kira hosts as we review Darren Aronofsky’s enigmatic thriller “Mother.”


Host: Kira from Film and TV 101

Damien from Riley on Film
Darren from Movie Reviews 101
Vern from That Moment In (podcast)

We welcome any comments or suggestions! Thanks from the Talking Stars.

Ep 74 The Snowman Preview and a Look at Dark Crime Thrillers

Darren, Kira, and Damien preview the upcoming “The Snowman” film with a show full of commentary on dark crime thrillers. Highlights include Se7en and Zodiac. In total we touch on several films.

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Darren https://moviesreview101.com
Kira https://filmandtv101.wordpress.com
Damien http://rileyonfilm.com

Talking Stars Episode 73 Previewing IT and Stephen King Films

Stephen King’s IT has hit the cinemas and we are all looking forward to seeing it and discussing it, but just what other films from Stephen King’s books do we enjoy?

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Darren – Movie Reviews 101


Damien – Riley on Film
Kira – Film and TV 101
Audrey – 1001 Movies and Beyond
Hermione – Wildfire Motion Pictures

Talking Stars Episode 73 Previewing IT and Stephen King Films

Episode 72 – Top 5 Summer Films 2017

Darren and Damien collaborate on this episode talking about their top 5 lists of the Summer. What do you think of their choices? Listen and find out.

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Your hosts today are:

Darren – MoviesReview101

Damien – RileyOnFilm

When Darren and I started this podcast well over a year ago, we never knew if would still be this much fun! We hope you enjoy our shows. You’ll find the archive here as well as our Wall of Fame of past guests here. Follow us on Twitter for news of our latest shows. Kira is also a big part of our machine, we’re excited to have her on board. Listen for her in future episodes.

ABC’s of Horror – C

This is our ongoing series where we, Darren, Kira, and I talk about horror, by letter of the alphabet. Today we are on “C” as in Creepshow, Cabin in the Woods, Cujo, and many more.


Darren hosts this one and Kira and Damien are the panel.

Find us on Twitter at @talkingstarsbit

Talking Stars Episode 70 American Made Preview and Tom Cruise Cinema Manager

Today’s Show we preview American Made and to celebrate this film we are bringing the upgrade to Cinema Manager with Tom Cruise and Doug Liman Movies.


The three of us will be choosing a film each to be shown on each day of the week, leaving the listeners a chance to select which person made the best choice and by the end of the week we will find out who is the winner and should become the latest Cinema manager.

Host – Darren – Movie Reviews 101


Damien – Riley on Film
Hermione – Wild Fire Movies


Talking Stars Episode 69 Hitman’s Bodyguard Preview & Action Comedy Discussion

Talking Stars Episode (X) Hitman’s Bodyguard Preview & Action Comedy Discussion

Today we preview The Hitman’s Bodyguard the upcoming release starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson, we also look the action comedies we like and don’t like, feel free to let us know which ones you like or not.



Darren – Movie Reviews 101


Damien – Riley on Film
Kira – Film and TV 101
David Brook – Blue Print Reviews